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FKlusmann
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Install request - create TempForPortableApps

I request, or suggest, that the creation of (root):\TempForPortableApps be done as part of the initial installation.
I just did a complete new download and install of PoratableApps onto a new USB memory stick. Then I asked PoratableApps to download and install LibreOffice. I checked the Paths and saw that Temporary files still pointed to drive "C:". Of course, manually creating the directory (or folder) fixed the problem.
How many new users would know how to do this?
Thank you!

PortableApps 18.0.1 on Windows Windows 10.0 Build 19042

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Not Desired

This would not be desired by most users as it will drastically increase the writes to a USB flash drive, decreasing its lifespan. And it will run much more slowly as the system's TEMP will usually be an SSD drive these days, which is much faster.

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Thank you.

Understood.
Is there a cleanup done when PortableApps is closed normally?

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App Specific

Apps that use the TEMP directory generally use a contained one that is deleted when the app is closed. This is the default behavior of the PA.c Launcher which is used to create LibreOfficePortable.exe, etc.

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